Search This Blog

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Overheard on Police Scanner

Police: Wilmington officers shoot masked, armed man
Chicago Sun-Times
Seeing so many police made Darlene Cherveny feel better, even though she was too scared to go to the window of her Mae Street home while listening to what was happening on her police scanner. “The response from the police officers was tremendous,” ...

Vancouver residents scan airwaves for emergencies
The Columbian
Both Vancouver residents are part of a new twist on the typical police and fire scanner junkies -- they use Twitter to relay what they're hearing. A quick scan of the social network shows countless feeds devoted to reporting the goings-on overheard on ...

High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash on Newton/Weston Line
By Melanie Graham Scanner reports Monday night indicate a driver is in State Police custody after leading officers on a high-speed chase down Route 128 that ended in a crash near the Newton/Weston line. According to emergency communications from this ...

Police Blotter Report, Arrests:
A license plate scanner on the patrol car alerted an officer that the vehicle's registration is suspended, police said. She is summoned to appear Feb. 15 in City Court. Robert E. Cowles, 49, of 18043 First St., Apt. 14, Adams Center, ...

Footprints in snow lead to felony damage charge
Pontiac Daily Leader
According to the apartment's occupants, Moser was observed returning to the apartment and looking out the window with a police scanner. Shortly afterwards, emergency units arrived at the Junior High. During an investigation, officers recovered the cell ...

Radio scanner traffic captures frantic scene of fatal Utah police shooting ...
Washington Post
Scanner recordings released Tuesday by Weber County authorities also include police yelling that shots are being fired and ordering emergency responders to take cover. Ogden police officer Jared Francom died during the Jan. 4 shootout with a suspect ...

Police Chase Caught on Tape; Suspect Charged in Dollar Tree, Burger King Robberies
ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A Rockford man is in custody tonight after leading police on a chase through the west side. Alex from Rockford scanner caught the capture of 40-year-old Melvin Bankhead on tape. Police say he robbed the Dollar Tree on North Main ...

Scanner Report: Stakeout Nets Stolen Cars, Suspected Car Thief [PHOTOS]
This is the Scanner Report, detailing some police and fire incidents that happened in the Valley, overheard on the radio. Officer Alex Royal, a recent addition to the LAPD force. North Hollywood LAPD units stop a suspected car thief after a stake-out.

Vancouver police scanner hobbyists put cop and fire calls on Twitter
Caran Johnson and Jason Williard told The Columbian ( they listen to thescanner because they like to know what's going on and feel a certain obligation to update their followers. Vancouver police spokeswoman Kim Kapp cautions ...

Vancouver scanner hobbyists put it on Twitter
The Seattle Times
A couple of Vancouver residents who listen to the police and fire emergency radio are putting a new twist on their hobby by relaying what they hear on Twitter. The Associated Press A police spokesperson warned agaisnt it, concerned about 'verified' ...
Police tapes capture chaos of Ogden shootout
Salt Lake Tribune
Listen to audio of the Ogden police scanner traffic from the night of the shoot-out. The audio files may take a few moments to load. Ambulances rushed back and forth carrying the wounded, while some officers opted not to wait for medical personnel.
Radio captures frantic scene at Utah shooting
Longview Daily News
The scanner recordings from a Jan. 4 drug raid were released Tuesday by Weber County authorities. They illustrate a scene not unlike a war zone, with police yelling that shots are being fired and ordering emergency responders to take cover.

No comments: